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Updated April 5, 2021. Please visit the Learning Model Update page that includes helpful information for this school year. 

Sophomore Michael Rascher also qualifies for the State Individual Meet Congratulations to the Orono High School Math Team! This dedicated group of students, led by Coach Pat Bacon, qualified for the State Math League tournament. Congratulations are also in order for sophomore Michael Rascher who also qualified for the State Individual Meet. “This is a… Continue Reading OHS Math Team Headed to State

For the latest return-to-campus dates and other important details, please visit the “ Learning Model Update ” webpage.  February 11, 2021 The district is sharing an update on our next steps for returning secondary students (grades 6-12) to campus for in-person learning.  First, we have so enjoyed welcoming Orono students back to campus these past few weeks. Our… Continue Reading Update: Next Steps Toward In-Person Learning

Dr. Karen Orcutt will be succeeded by Dr. Kristine Flesher beginning July 1, 2021 At its December 7, 2020, regular meeting, the Orono Schools Board of Education voted 6-0 to accept Superintendent Dr. Karen Orcutt’s formal notice of retirement (effective June 30, 2021). In a second action, the Board unanimously approved Dr. Kristine Flesher, Orono’s Director of Special Services, as… Continue Reading Board Accepts Superintendent’s Retirement Notice and Names Successor

Orono Intermediate School fifth-grader Gabriella Daly invites you to visit the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s “Foot in the Door 5” Virtual Exhibit, featuring her pencil drawing, “La Pomme.” (We’re so excited about her art, we’ve shared it here!) Gabriella’s art teacher, Ms. Laura Mayo, said, “This is such wonderful news at a challenging time. I… Continue Reading Gabriella Daly’s “La Pomme” in MIA Exhibition